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Substance Name: Bethanechol
RN: 674-38-4
UNII: 004F72P8F4
InChIKey: NZUPCNDJBJXXRF-UHFFFAOYSA-O

Note

  • A slowly hydrolyzing muscarinic agonist with no nicotinic effects. Bethanechol is generally used to increase smooth muscle tone, as in the GI tract following abdominal surgery or in urinary retention in the absence of obstruction. It may cause hypotension, HEART RATE changes, and BRONCHIAL SPASM.

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H17-N2-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 161.2233
 

Classification Codes

  • Autonomic Agents
  • Cholinergic Agents
  • Cholinergic Agonists
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Human Data
  • Muscarinic Agonists
  • Neurotransmitter Agents
  • Parasympathomimetics
  • Peripheral Nervous System Agents

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Bethanechol

MeSH Heading

  • Bethanechol

Synonyms

  • (2-Hydroxypropyl)trimethylammonium carbamate
  • 2-((Aminocarbonyl)oxy)-N,N,N-trimethyl-1-propanaminium
  • Amidopropyldimethylbetaine
  • Bethanechol
  • BRN 1773706
  • Carbamoyl-beta-methylcholine
  • Carbamyl-beta-methylcholine
  • UNII-004F72P8F4

Systematic Names

  • 1-Propanaminium, 2-((aminocarbonyl)oxy)-N,N,N-trimethyl- (9CI)
  • Ammonium, (2-hydroxypropyl)trimethyl-, carbamate (ester)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 674-38-4

FDA UNII

  • 004F72P8F4

Related Registry Number

  • 590-63-6 (chloride)

System Generated Number

  • 0000674384

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H16N2O2/c1-6(11-7(8)10)5-9(2,3)4/h6H,5H2,1-4H3,(H-,8,10)/p+1

InChIKey

NZUPCNDJBJXXRF-UHFFFAOYSA-O

Smiles

C([N+](C)(C)C)[C@@H](OC(N)=O)C

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
man TDLo oral 64mg/kg/30D-I (64mg/kg)   Annals of Internal Medicine. Vol. 99, Pg. 279, 1983.